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Podcast

Bridging the Divide series Season 2 BookBlast Podcast

Tune in for a literary adventure and relish the final eight episodes of the BookBlast Podcast series, Bridging the Divide: Translation and the Art of Empathy. Podcast interview Lars Mytting and his translator Deborah Dawkin […]

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Interview

Leila Sackur interviews John Robert Lee (ed) Saint Lucian Writers and Writing

Leila Sackur interviews for BookBlast John Robert Lee editor of Saint Lucian Writers and Writing, an indispensable author index of poetry, prose and drama. John Robert Lee, tell us a little bit about yourself. I […]

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Explorations

Kim Oliver Literary Executor Interview

BookBlast interviews Kim Oliver, Kamala Markandaya’s daughter and literary executor, following our review of post-colonial classic, The Nowhere Man. Where were you born, and where did you grow up? I was born in Lewisham in […]

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Keith Anderson a.k.a. Bob Andy reggae vocalist & songwriter Podcast

Keith Anderson known as Bob Andy talks about his life and times in a rare and exclusive podcast interview. Best known in the UK for the track recorded with Marcia Griffiths “Young, Gifted and Black” […]

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Interview

Tatiana de Rosnay Author Interview

BookBlast interviews author, Tatiana de Rosnay. New York Times bestseller Sarah’s Key has sold over 11 million copies in 44 countries worldwide. Tatiana de Rosnay, tell us a bit about yourself. Where were you born, […]

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Translator Interviews

Jane Draycott Poet & Translator Interview

BookBlast interviews poet & translator, Jane Draycott Jane Draycott, tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m a poet who’s come late to translation and I wish I’d started much much sooner. I teach on […]

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Paul Ewen Author Interview

BookBlast interview with Paul Ewen author Paul Ewen, where were you born, and where did you grow up? I was born in Blenheim, New Zealand. I grew up in various places around the South Island, […]

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Interview

Charles Boyle C B Editions Interview

Charles Boyle at C B Editions is the quintessential self-published author who also publishes books by other authors (similar to Virginia and Leonard Woolf who set up the Hogarth Press in 1917 and published works […]

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Interview

Georgia de Chamberet interviews Tahar Ben Jelloun BANIPAL BB Archive

Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun, winner of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Prix Goncourt among many awards, and short-listed for the Nobel Prize in Literature, talks to Georgia de Chamberet about writing […]

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Interview

Jackie Law Never Imitate Blog Interview

Book Blast interviews leading book blogger Jackie Law Never Imitate @followthehens Jackie Law, where were you born, and where did you grow up? I was born and raised in Belfast during The Troubles. My parents […]